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Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever) Topic Guide

Ebola Virus Disease Ebola Virus Disease: Ebola virus disease, also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a highly contagious disease with a 90% mortality rate. Symptoms and signs include fever, weakness, and loss of appetite followed by vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pain. Bleeding is a late sign. Treatment for Ebola virus disease is limited to supportive care, though two experimental drugs, ZMapp and TKM-Ebola, look promising.

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